The creatine supplementing protocols recommended by many manufacturers will not allow you to extract creatine’s full anabolic punch.
In order to reap creatine’s full range of benefits, it is imperative that one first sets the “metabolic” stage. This is information that is not easily available to the public. Moreover, many creatine informational websites first misinterpret existing scientific studies and then disseminate potentially harmful advise about the “proper” use of creatine.
Dr. Franco now shares his insights about sports supplementation with a new e-book that reveals the truth about creatine and the many ways in which it can help you achieve your true athletic potential – at any age.
With «Creatine: A practical guide», you’ll learn how to optimize creatine supplementation with the least amount of stress to your system and at the lowest price!
Here are some important facts about creatine you should know:
The timing and composition of your meals are absolutely imperative for the greatest anabolic effect in response to creatine supplementation.
«Creatine: A practical guide» provides you with several anabolic recipes and dosing protocols specifically designed to explode muscle growth. The guide also teaches you which common dietary practices to avoid while supplementing.
Poor training techniques will rob you of optimal gains.This guide will teach you smart training habits for maximum muscle growth.
A simple vitamin trick will broaden creatine’s benefits over muscle growth and overall health. «Creatine: A practical guide» is the only text on the market that addresses this issue.
While creatine supplementation is relatively safe, some commonly recommended supplementing practices could lead to adverse side effects. «Creatine: A practical guide» explicitly teaches you how to avoid the development of potentially harmful side effects.
The presence of certain contaminants or impurities may also produce undesired secondary side effects. The guide reveals which creatine manufacturers can be trusted with the products they produce.
Don’t be misled by the economic interest of some creatine manufacturers! Some manufacturers purposefully inflate the price of their products by adding utterly useless ingredients. Along with «Creatine: A practical guide», you’ll receive the complete «Creatine Products Review» absolutely FREE. This review explains which ingredients genuinely add value to the effectiveness of a given product, and which ones are merely included to give a false sense of innovation.
Certain medical conditions may be adversely influenced by creatine supplementation. «Creatine: A practical guide» details what precautions the elderly, diabetics, individuals with high blood pressure, or those with severe acne should take, and still benefit from supplementation.
Creatine is not banned by the IOC (International Olympic Committee), NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) or other major sports federations. However, there are cases where creatine use may have given rise to false positives during drug screening. «Creatine: A practical guide» explains how to protect against losing your athletic eligibility while supplementing.
One quarter of all athletes who try creatine notice no effect! Why? Simply speaking, most “non-responders” are not setting the stage for creatine to work most effectively. To maximally stimulate muscle growth, it is important to coordinate several important factors that are ultimately under your control. Following the guide, you can easily transform yourself into a full-fledged responder.
Honest answers to often ignored questions
«Creatine: A practical guide» evolved from the thousands of questions asked by professional and amateur athletes from around the globe.
Here is just a small sampling of the many questions addressed in Creatine: A practical guide…
- How long can I keep creatine on the shelf?
- Will I lose muscle after I stop supplementing?
- Not all creatine brands recommend the same amount. What gives?
- Is mixing creatine with protein powder a bad idea?
- Why do so many creatine brands contain so much dextrose?
- Is loading really necessary?
- I’m currently taking Accutane for nodular acne. Is it safe for me to supplement?
- Will creatine stunt my growth?
- I’m training twice as much these days and I’m still not making any gains! Why?
- If creatine isn’t a steroid, then how come it gave me a positive doping result?
- Will creatine shrink my package?!
Many more of your questions are answered in the guide!
What others say about the guide…
J. P. Clifford, a fitness consultant from the US, gave this review:
Dr. Franco-Obregón has written a very comprehensive guide to creatine and using it effectively. Not only covering creatine, Creatine: A practical guide provides guidelines for implementing the most effective muscle building supplement regimen based on the latest research.
If you think you are getting the most out of supplementing by simply following the manufacturer’s instructions on your creatine tub, you are simply wrong. Using the information in the guide, I not only saw better results from my supplementation, but I actually saved money.
Contents of the Guide
«Creatine: A practical guide» has more than a hundred pages of information on how to optimize your creatine use. Here’s a short summary of what each chapter covers.
Part 1 – Mechanism of Action
- Chapter 1: How and why creatine works
- Learn the very basics of how creatine increases your energy and strength.
- Chapter 2: Natural sources of creatine
- Find out the creatine content of natural foods, and how your body can also make its own creatine.
- Chapter 3: Creatine and methylation status
- Creatine doesn’t just boost your ATP levels, it also improves your methylation status. Find out what this is and how to boost it further with vitamins!
- Chapter 4: Creatine requirement
- How much creatine do you need? This chapter answers the question by discussing how creatine is transported into your muscles, and how it is lost.
- Chapter 5: Muscle specificity
- A crash course on the different muscle types, and how their growth and performance are enhanced by creatine supplementation.
Part 2 – Creatine Supplementation
- Chapter 6: Performance enhancement
- Do you need to increase creatine intake on training days? Which sports benefit the most from supplementation? Also covers creatine use in children, teenagers, women and the elderly.
- Chapter 7: Muscle growth
- Find out how creatine helps you gain muscle mass, and what happens if you stop supplementing.
- Chapter 8: Dosages
- Learn the right way to take creatine and calculate your own personal creatine dose. Plus, a no-loading routine for those wishing to skip the loading phase altogether.
- Chapter 9: Contributing factors
- Learn how to mix your creatine drink! Find out how sugar, caffeine, alcohol and protein might affect creatine uptake and benefits.
- Chapter 10: Optimizing creatine’s anabolic properties
- Know the right and wrong times to supplement and learn how to maximize muscle gain with a pre- and post-exercise meal plan (recipes included!).
- Chapter 11: Muscle saturation
- Don’t flush your creatine down the toilet!
- Chapter 12: Non-responders & Chapter 13: Creatine optimization
- A non-responder’s guide to making creatine work: 8 important creatine optimization points
Part 3 – Creatine Products, Purity & Safety
- Chapter 14: Creatine products
- This chapter discusses creatine products and types/forms. Find out which manufacturers make the best quality creatine.
- Chapter 15: Creatine commercial synthesis, impurities & stability
- Discover how creatine is made commercially and their potential by-products and contaminants. Plus, creatine shelf-life and storage tips.
- Chapter 16: Side effects
- A thorough discussion of side effects, problems and dangers associated with creatine use, and how to prevent them. And, a note on positive doping results due to creatine.
- Chapter 17: Creatine, injury & disease
- This chapter briefly discusses clinical studies using creatine for the treatment and prevention of diseases. More interestingly, find out how creatine supplementation could improve rehabilitation following injury!
- Chapter 18: Creatine & the nervous system
- Does creatine cause brain damage?
- Chapter 19: Creatine survey results
- Read the summary of our online survey of creatine users and find out what side effects were commonly reported.
Get the essential Quick Sheets
- Personalized Dosing Protocols: Learn to design a dosing protocol that fits your specific needs.
- Creatine Optimization: Learn the 8 most important (and often overlooked) steps to optimizing the effects of creatine.
- Anabolic Meal Plan: Get pre- and post-meal plan recipes that will explode your muscle growth and heighten recovery following strenuous exercise.
- Anabolic Synopsis: Learn the 9 most important steps to creating the optimal anabolic environment for muscle development.